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Christ arraigned,

Chap. xviii.

and scourged. a fire of coals, (for it was cold,) them, and said, What accusation and they warmed themselves : bring ye against this man? and Peter stood with them, and 30 They answered, and said warmed himself.

unto him, If he were not a male19 1 Thehigh priest then asked factor, we would not have deliJesus of his disciples, and of his vered him up unto thee. doctrine.

31 Then said Pilate unto them, 20 Jesus answered him, I spake Take ye him, and judge him acopenly to the world ; I ever cording to your law. The Jews, taught in the synagogue, and in therefore, said unto him, It is not the temple, whither the Jews al- lawful for us to put any man to ways resort; and in secret have Ideath : said nothing.

32 That the saying of Jesus 21 Why askest thou me? ask might be fulfilled, which he spake, them which heard me, what I signifying what death he should have said unto them: behold, die. they know what I said.

33 Then Pilate entered into the 22 And, when he had thus spo-judgment hall again, and called ken, one of the officers which Jesus, and said unto him, Art stood by struck Jesus with the thou the King of the Jews ? palm of his hand, saying, An- 34 Jesus answered him, Sayest swerest thou the high priest so? thou this thing of thyself, or did

23 Jesus answered him, If I others tell it thee of me? have spoken evil, bear witness of 35 Pilate answered, Am I a the evil; but if well, why smitest Jew? Thine own nation and the thou me?

chief priests have delivered thee 24 (Now Annas had sent him unto me. What hast thou done? bound unto Caiaphas the high. 36 Jesus answered, My kingpriest.)

dom is not of this world. If my 25 í And Simon Peter stood kingdom were of this world, then and warmed himself: they said, would my servants fight, that I therefore, unto him, Art not should not be delivered to the thou also one of his disciples? He Jews : but now is my kingdom denied it, and said, I am not. not from hence.

26 One of the servants of the 37 Pilate, therefore, said unto high priest, (being his kinsman him, Art thou a King' then ? Jem whose ear Peter cut off,) saith, sus answered, Thou sayest that Did not I see thee in the garden I am a king. To this end was Į with him ?

born, and for this cause came I 27 Then Peter denied again; into the world, that I should bear and immediately the cock crew. witness unto the truth. Every

28 9 Then led they Jesus from one that is of the truth heareth my Caiaphas unto the hall of juug- voice. ment: and it was early; and they 38 Pilate saith unto him, What themselves went not into the is truth? And when he had said judgment-hall, lest they should this, he went out again unto the be defiled; but that they might Jews, and saith unto them, I find eat the passover.

in him no fault at all. 29 Pilate then went out unto 39 But ye have a custom, that

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Cbrist crowned with thorns. S. John.

He is condenined. I should release unto you one at power to crucify thee, and have the possover : will ye, therefore, power to release thee? that I release unto you the King

11 Jesus

Jesus answered, Thou of the Jews ?

couldest have no power at all 40 Then cried they all again, against me, except it were given saying, Not this man, but Barab- thee from above: therefore he bis. Now Barabbas was a rob- that delivered me unto thee hath ber.

the greater sin. CHAP. XIX.

12 And from thenceforth Pi. Christ crowncd with thorns. late sought to release him: but THEN Pilate, therefore, took the Jews cried out, saying, If

Jesus, and scourged him. thou let this man go, thou art 2 And the soldiers platted a not Cesar's friend: whosoever crown of thorns, and put it on maketh himself a king, speaketh his head, and they put on him a against Cesar. purple robe,

13 7 When Pilate, therefore, 3 And said, Hail, King of the heard that saying, he brought Je. Jeis! and they smote him with sus forth, and sat down in the their hands.

judgment-seat, in a place that is 4 Pilate, therefore, went called the Pavement, but in the forth again, and saith unto them, Hebrew, Gabbatha. Behold, I bring him forth to you, 14 And it was the preparation that ye may know that I find no of the passover, and about the fault in him.

sixth hour : and he saith unto the 5 Then came Jesus forth, wear- Jews, Behold your King ! ing the crown of thorns, and the 15 But they cried out, Away purple robe. And Pilate saith with him, away with bim, cruciinto them, behold the man ! ly him. Pilate saith unto them,

6. When the chief priests, Shall I crucify your King? The therefore, and officers saw him, chief priests answered, We have they cried out, saying, Crucify no king but Cesar. kim, crucify him. Pilate saith 16 Then delivered he him, unto them, Take ye him, and therefore, unto them to be crucicrucily bim : For I find no fault fied. And they took Jesus, and in him.

led him away. 7 The Jews answered him, We 17 9 And he, bearing his cross, have a law, and by our law he went forth unto a place called the ought to cie, because he made place of a skull, which is called in himself the Son of God. (the Hebrew, Golgotha;

8 7 When Pirate, therefore, 18 Where they crucified him, heard that saying, he was the and twoothers with him, on either more afraid;

side one, and Jesus in the midst. g And went again into the 19 4 And Pilate wrote a title, judgment-hall

, and saith unto and put it on the cross. And the Jesus, Whence art thou? But writing was, JESUS OF NA. jesus gave him no answer. ZARETH, THE KING OF

10 'I hen saith Pilate unto him, THE JEWS. Speakest thou not unto me? 20 This title then read many krowest thou not that I have of the Jews : for the place where Christ's death,

Chap. xix.

and burial. Jesus was crucified was nigh to received the vinegar, he said, It the city: and it was written in is finished : and he bowed his Hebrew, and Greek, and Latin. head, and gave up the ghost.

21 Then said the chief priests 31 TThe Jews, therefore, beof the Jews to Pilate, Write not, cause it was the preparation, that The King of the Jews; but that the bodies should not remain uphe said, I am King of the Jews. on the cross on the sabbath-cay,

22 Pilate answered, What I (for that sabbath-day was an high have written, I have written. day,) besought Pilate that their

23 1 Then the soldiers, when legs might be broken, and that they had crucified Jesus, took his they might be taken away. garments, and made four parts, 32 Then came the soldiers, and to every soldier a part, and also brake the legs of the first, and of bis coat: now the coat was with other which was crucified with out seam, woven from the top him. throughout.

33 But when they came to Je24 They said, therefore, among sus, and saw that he was dead themselves, Let us not rend it, already, they brake not his legs : but cast lots for it, whose it shall 34 But one of the soldiers with be: that the scripture might be a spear pierced his side, and fulfilled, which saith, They part. forthwith came thereout blood ed my raiment among them, and and water. for my vesture they did cast lots. 35 And he that saw ii bare re

These things, therefore, the sol-cord, and his record is true : and diers did.

he knoweth that he saith true, 25 | Now there stood by the that ye might believe, cross of Jesus, his mother, and 36 For these things were done, his mother's sister, Mary the wife that the scripture should be fulof Cleophas, and Mary Magda- filled, A bone of him shall not be lene.

broken. 26 When Jesus, therefore, saw 37 And again, another scriphis mother, and the disciple stand- ture saith, They shall look on ing by whom he loved, he saith him whom they pierced. unto his mother, Woman, be- 38 T And after this, Joseph of hold thy Son !

Arimathea, (being a disciple of 27 Then saith he to the disci-Jesus, but secretly for fear of the ple, Behold thy mother! And Jews,) besought Pilate that he from that hour that disciple took might take

away the body of Je. her unto his own home,

sus: and Pilate gave him leave, 28 | After this, Jesus, know- He came, therсtore, and took ing that all things were now ac- the body of Jesus. complished, that the scripture 39 And there came also Nicomight be fulfilled, saith, I thirst. clemus, (which at the first came

29 Now there was set a vessel to Jesus by night,) and brought a full of vinegar: and they filled a mixture of myrrhand aloes, about spunge with vinegar, and put it an hundred pound weight. upon hyssop, and put it to his 40 Then took they the body of mouth.

Jesus, and wound it in liten 30 \Vhen Jesus, therefore, had clothes with the spices, as, the

yet laici.

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Christ's resurrection. S. John.

He appeareth. manner of the Jews is to bury./ 10 Then the disciples went

41 Now, in the place where he away again unto their own home. was crucified, there was a gar- 11 | But Mary stood without at den; and in the garden a new se- the sepulchre weeping: and, as pulchre, wherein was never man she wept, she stooped down, and

| looked into the sepulchre, 42 There laid they Jesus, there- 12 And seeth two angels in fore, because of the Jews' prepa- white, sitting, the one at the ration-day; for the sepulchre was head, and the other at the feet, nigh at hand.

where the body of Jesus had lain. CHAP. XX.

13 And they say unto her, Christ's resurrection. Woman, why weepest thou HE first day of the week She saith unto them, Because

cometh Mary Magdalene, they have taken away my Lord, early, when it was yet dark, unto and I know not where they have the sepulchre, and seeth the stone laid him. taken away from the sepulchre. 14 And when she had thus

2 Then she runneth, and com-said, she turned herself back, and eth to Simon Peter, and to the saw Jesus standing, and knew other disciple, whom Jesus lov- not that it was Jesus. ed, and saith unto them, They 15 Jesus saith unto her, Wohave taken away the Lord out of man, why weepest thou? whom the sepulchre, and we know not seekest thou? She, supposing where they have laid him, him to be the gardener, saith un

3 Peter, therefore, went forth, to him, Sir, if thou have borne and that other disciple, and came him hence, tell me where thou to the sepulchre.

hast laid him, and I will take him 4 So they ran both together, away. and the other disciple did outrun 16 Jesus saith unto her, Mary. Peter, and came first to the sepul- She turned herself, and saith unto chre.

him, Rabboni ; which is to say, 5 And he, stooping down, and Master. looking in, saw the linen clothes 17 Jesus saith unto her, Touch lying; yet went he not in. me not; for I am not yet ascend

6 Then cometh Simon Peter ed to my Father: but go to my following him, and went into the brethren, and say unto them, I sepulchre, and seeth the linen ascend unto my Father, and clothes lie;

your Father; and to my God, 7 And the napkin that was and your God. about his head, not lying with 18 Mary Magdalene came and the linen clothes, but wrapped told the disciples that she had together in a place by itself. seen the Lord, and that he had

8 Then went in also that other spoken these things unto her. disciple, which came first to the 19 Then the same day at sepulchre, and he saw, and be-levening, being the first day of the lieved.

week, when the doors were shut 9 For as yet they knew not the where the disciples were assemscripture, that he must rise again bled for fear of the Jews, came from the dead.

Vesus, and stood in the midst, Thomas's incredulity. Chap. xxi. Christ's third appearance. and saith unto them, Peace be they that have not seen, and yet unto you:

have believed. 20 And when he had so said. 30 1 And many other signs truhe shewed unto them his hands ly did Jesus in the presence of his and his side. Then were the disciples, which are not written disciples glad, when they saw the in this book : Lord.

31 But these are written, that 21 Then said Jesus to them ye might believe that Jesus is the again, Peace be unto you: as my Christ, the Son of God; and that Father hath sent me, even so believing ye might have life I

through his name. 22 And when he had said this,

CHAP. XXI. he breathed on them, and saith Christ appeareth again.

unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ashewed himself again to the

came,

Ghost:

23 Whose soever sins ye remit, disciples at the sea of Tiberias; they are remitted unto them ; and and on this wise shewed he him. whose soever sins ye retain, they self, are retained.

2 There were together Simon 24 [ But Thomas, one of the Peter, and Thomas called Didytwelve, called Didymus, was mus, and Nathaniel of Cana in not with them when 'Jesus Galilee, and the sons of Zebedee,

and two other of his disciples. 25 The other disciples, there- 3 Simon Peter saith unto them, fore, said unto him,' We have I go a fishing. They say unto seen the Lord. But he said un-him, We also go with thee. They to them, Except I shall see in his went forth, and entered into a hands the print of the nails, and ship immediately ; and that night put my finger into the print of the they caught nothing. nails, and thrust my hand into 4 But, when the morning was his side, I will not believe. now come, Jesus stood on the • 26 T Andafter eight days, again shore: but the disciples knew his disciples were within, and not that it was Jesus. Thomas with them : then came 5 Then Jesus saith unto them, Jesus, the doors being shut, and Children, have ye any meat ? stood in the midst, and said, They answered him, No. Peace be unto you.

6 And he said unto them, Cast 27 Then saith he to Thomas, the net on the right side of the Reach hither thy finger, and be ship, and ye shall find. They hold my hands; and reach hither cast, therefore, and now they thy hand, and thrust it into my were not able to draw it for the side : and be not faithless, but multitude of iishes. believing

7 Therefore that disciple whom 28 And Thomas answered, and Jesus loved said unto Peter, It is said unto him, My Lord, and my the Lord. Now, when Simon God.

Peter heard that it was the Lord, 29 Jesus saith unto him Tho-he girt bis fisher's coat unto him, mas, because thou hast seen me, (for he was naked,) and did cast thou hast believed : blessed are himself into the sea.

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